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pep•sin



Pronunciation: (pep'sin), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/pepsin.html on line 71 [key]
n. Biochem.
1. an enzyme, produced in the stomach, that in the presence of hydrochloric acid splits proteins into proteoses and peptones.
2. a commercial form of this substance, obtained from the stomachs of hogs, used as a digestive, as a ferment in the manufacture of cheese, etc. Also,pep'sine.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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